The Crime Stoppers Program offers rewards of up to $2,500 for anonymous information provided to the 800-577-TIPS hotline that leads to the arrest and indictment of a violent felon. This public/private partnership between the NYPD and the New York City Police Foundation has been an invaluable crime-fighting tool since the program's inception in 1983.
The Police Foundation administers the program, distributes rewards, and coordinates media campaigns to encourage public awareness. To ensure the anonymity of callers and to maintain rewards, Crime Stoppers is not funded through traditional police department resources. The Police Foundation relies on donations to support the program's rewards and public education efforts.
View the latest information on wanted suspects, including photographs, videos, and descriptions, at @NYPDTips.
Crime Stoppers has provided clear, measurable results for our city:
Private funding from individuals, corporations and foundations helps assure that criminals get the message: CRIME DOESN'T PAY. CRIME STOPPERS DOES.
If you have information regarding a crime committed or a wanted person:
A new Crime Stoppers mobile app is now available. CS-NYC is available free for download on Apple iOS and Android devices. Download the app and access features including submitting/updating a tip, wanted flyers, important social media links, and the ability to call the Crime Stoppers hotline anonymously.